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Florida Land Steward Update, October 21, 2022

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October 21, 2022

FLORIDA FORESTS WEEK OCTOBER 23-29, 2022 This annual statewide awareness campaign offers the perfect opportunity for us to share the forestry story. Forestry provides an annual boost to the state's economy measured in billions of dollars and ... READ MORE

Category: Conservation, Disaster Preparation, Forests, Invasive Species, Natural Resources, Recreation, Water, Wildlife
Tags: Family Forest, Florida Forest Week, Forest, Forest Health, Forestry, Hurricane Preparation, Natural Resource Conservation, Timber, Tree Farm, Trees, Wildlife

Food Wrappers for Thought


October 17, 2022

The 2022 Coastal Cleanup was a success! We had 266 volunteers of all ages remove debris from land and sea. Our trash sorting station not only logged the types and amounts of trash but also weighed the debris this year. We estimated that ... READ MORE

Category: Coasts & Marine, Conservation, Natural Resources, Recreation, SFYL Hot Topic, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, Water, Wildlife
Tags: Coastal Cleanup, Florida Sea Grant, Marine Debris

Weekly “What is it?”: The Florida Trail


October 12, 2022

Most of us are familiar with the Appalachian Trail, the popular hiking route that follows the mountains from Maine for nearly 2200 miles to north Georgia. But did you know you could set off from Fort Pickens at Pensacola Beach and follow ... READ MORE

Category: Coasts & Marine, Conservation, Forests, Natural Resources, Recreation, Water, Wildlife
Tags: Coastal Wildlife, Habitat Conservation, Hiking, Shrubs, Weekly What Is It, Wildlife

Florida Land Steward Update, October 7, 2022

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October 7, 2022

HURRICANE IAN RECOVERY We are thinking of those in southwest Florida who are facing a long road to recovery from Hurricane Ian. Many are now dealing with widespread destruction of crops, trees, buildings, fencing, and other property and infrastructure ... READ MORE

Category: Conservation, Disaster Preparation, Forests, Invasive Species, Natural Resources, Recreation, Water, Wildlife
Tags: Family Forest, Forest, Hurricane Preparation, Hurricane Recovery, Hurricane Season, Tree Farm

Narrowleaf Sunflower – Wild Weeds


October 1, 2022

Wild Weeds - Weed of the Month Narrowleaf Sunflower Helianthus angustifolius Narrowleaf Sunflower, also often called the Swamp Sunflower, is a native and common sunflower in Florida. You can find this plant naturally occurring in marshes, ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Conservation, Forests, Home Landscapes, Natural Resources, Recreation, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, Wildlife
Tags: Natural Resources, NFLAG, Wild Weeds

Florida Land Steward Update, September 23, 2022

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September 23, 2022

SIGN UP FOR USDA NRCS ENVIRONMENTAL QUALITY INCENTIVES PROGRAM (EQIP) BY SEPTEMBER 30 Agricultural producers and landowners in Florida are encouraged to apply to participate in the Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP) by September ... READ MORE

Category: Conservation, Forests, Invasive Species, Natural Resources, Recreation, Water, Wildlife
Tags: Family Forest, Forest, Forest Health, Forest Management, Forestry, Hurricane Preparation, Natural Resource Conservation, Prescribed Fires
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Wakulla 4-H Teaches Life Skills, Safety, and Science with Shooting Sports Program


September 14, 2022

Grant Support from the NRA Foundation Helps Make Shooting Sports Available in Wakulla County for 4-H Youth The Wakulla 4-H program added Shooting Sports to the roster of clubs offered to local youth in 2018.  A series of grants from the NRA ... READ MORE

Category: 4-H & Youth, , Clubs & Volunteers, Curriculum, Natural Resources, Recreation, UF/IFAS
Tags: Air Rifle, Archery, Outdoors, Safety, Shooting Sports, Shotgun

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